Eventually, Carl Crawford figures he will need surgery on his left elbow. "Probably at some point it's going to blow out on me," the Red Sox left fielder said Sunday. "It's one
of those deals where it is what it is." Crawford has been recovering from a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. He received a
platelet-rich plasma injection in late April, but the procedure hasn't alleviated the discomfort in his
elbow. Crawford said doctors have told him he likely will need to undergo Tommy John elbow surgery,
although it's unclear how long he will be able to play before taking that measure. So, why wait? "Thought about it," Crawford said, "but at this point, if I can play, I think (the Red Sox) want me out
on the field. I'm just trying to do everything I can to get back out on the field. Right now, I feel like
if I couldn't help the team, I wouldn't get out there." The Red Sox view surgery as a last resort, not a foregone conclusion. In fact, genera...